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Dubai Airports set to launch runway upgrade

Dubai Airports set to launch runway upgrade

7 days ago in Airline News

Dubai Airports has confirmed that all systems are go for a comprehensive runway upgrade project set to be launched at Dubai International on May 1st, 2014 to boost safety, service and capacity levels. The upgrade work will last 80 days during which the runways will be closed alternatively – the southern runway from May 1st to May 31st, and the northern runway from May 31st to July 20th, 2014. → Read More

Travel Talk: Paul Griffiths, chief executive, Dubai Airports

Travel Talk: Paul Griffiths, chief executive, Dubai Airports

22nd Jan 2014 in Videos

Dubai Airports chief executive Paul Griffiths talks to Phil Blizzard about the development plans for the newly opened Al Maktoum International Airport at Dubai World Central which could see passenger numbers topping 200 million per year. He also outlines the growth of Dubai International Airport which is seeing a 24 per cent increase in passenger numbers and being based in the centre of the city could soon run out of space. → Read More

BTN Reports: Al Maktoum International Airport

BTN Reports: Al Maktoum International Airport

11th Dec 2013 in Videos

Breaking Travel News presenter Phil Blizzard reports as Al Maktoum International Airport in Dubai receives its first commercial passengers. → Read More

Dubai Airports to upgrade runways in 2014

Dubai Airports to upgrade runways in 2014

18th May 2013 in Airline News

Dubai Airports will conduct an extensive runway enhancement project at Dubai International (DXB) during an 80 day period commencing May 1, 2014. → Read More

Majid Sultan Al Joker, vice president, operations, Dubai Airports

Majid Sultan Al Joker, vice president, operations, Dubai Airports

11th May 2013 in Videos

Majid Sultan Al Joker, vice president, operations, Dubai Airports, UAE speaks to Breaking Travel News at the World Travel Awards Middle East Gala Ceremony at Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort & Spa. → Read More

Dubai International to lengthen runways

Dubai International to lengthen runways

9th May 2013 in Airline News

Dubai Airports has announced it will conduct an extensive runway enhancement project at Dubai International during an 80 day period commencing May 1st, 2014. To safeguard service levels while the work is taking place, scheduled passenger flights at its hub airport will be reduced and all freighter, charter and general aviation flights will be diverted to Dubai World Central. → Read More

Dubai World Central to open in October

Dubai World Central to open in October

3rd Apr 2013 in Airline News

Dubai Airports has announced Dubai World Central will open its doors to passengers on October 27th, 2013 when launch carriers nasair and Wizz Air commence operations into the emirate’s second airport. nasair plans to operate over 50 flights per week between Dubai and a number of destinations in Saudi Arabia. → Read More

Dubai Airport Freezone expansion to finish in 2015

Dubai Airport Freezone expansion to finish in 2015

21st Mar 2013 in Airline NewsTourism News

Dubai Airport Freezone (DAFZA) has secured $136m (AED500m) worth of financing options from Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB) to help expand its key offices buildings, business centre and food court. → Read More

Dubai Airports unveils new home for Airbus A380

Dubai Airports unveils new home for Airbus A380

11th Feb 2013 in Airline News

Dubai Airports and Emirates have completed the phased launch of Concourse A – the home of the A380 and the world’s first purpose-built facility for the aircraft at Dubai International. The new concourse is expected to boost capacity at Dubai International from 60 million to 75 million passengers per year. → Read More

Dubai Airports tests first purpose-built A380 concourse

Dubai Airports tests first purpose-built A380 concourse

17th Dec 2012 in Airline News

Dubai Airports has conducted the first operational trial involving members of the public, to test the readiness of the newly built Concourse A – the first purpose-built A380 facility in the world. Situated at Dubai International Terminal 3, the major trial follows a comprehensive series of preliminary exercises that were carried out at the facility in recent weeks with the participation of employees of the airport and its partners. → Read More

Fog causes disruption at Dubai International Airport

Fog causes disruption at Dubai International Airport

10th Oct 2012 in Airline News

As many as 50 flights have been diverted from Dubai International Airport following the closure of both runways. Operator Dubai Airports said the airport was closed at 06:45 resulted in the diversion of flights to a number of airports in the region including Dubai World Central, Al Ain, Doha Abu Dhabi, Dammam, Muscat and Bahrain among others. → Read More

Dubai International passes latest milestone

Dubai International passes latest milestone

29th May 2012 in Airline News

Passenger traffic at Dubai International crossed the 4.5 million mark for the fourth consecutive month, according to the April traffic report issued by Dubai Airports. Dubai International is the fourth busiest hub for international passengers and freight in the world. → Read More

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